(measure: points; Source: Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Innovations index (0-100)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2011 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 59.9 points with a minimum of 56.6 points in 2011 and a maximum of 61.7 points in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 61.7 points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 129
countries is 36.31 points.
See the global rankings for that indicator or
use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Global Innovation Index capture elements of the national economy that enable innovative activities: (1) Institutions, (2) Human capital and research, (3) Infrastructure, (4) Market sophistication, and (5) Business sophistication. Two output pillars capture actual evidence of innovation outputs: (6) Knowledge and technology outputs and (7) Creative outputs. The full report, data, and documentation are available at global innovation index
Definition: The Global Innovation Index includes two sub-indices: the Innovation Input Sub-Index and the Innovation Output Sub-Index. The first sub-index is based on five pillars: Institutions, Human capital and research, Infrastructure, Market sophistication, and Business sophistication. The second sub-index is based on two pillars: Knowledge and technology outputs and Creative outputs.
Each pillar is divided into sub-pillars and each sub-pillar is composed of individual indicators.